Follow health, safety and security procedures
Unit code: SITXOHS001A
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow predetermined health, safety and security procedures. It requires the ability to incorporate safe work practices into all workplace activities and to participate in the organisation’s OHS management practices.
OHS legislation in all
and Territories imposes obligations on employees to participate in the management of their own health and safety and that of their colleagues and anyone else in the workplace. They have a duty to cooperate with their employer’s initiatives to ensure safety at work. Australian States
No occupational licensing or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
This unit is one of three hierarchical units describing varying levels of participation in OHS management practices:
· SITX0HS001A Follow health, safety and security procedures
· SITXOHS004A Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices
· SITXOHS005A Establish and maintain an OHS system.
The use of correct hygiene practices is covered in SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures.The processes necessary to control specific workplace safety risks are covered in SITXOHS003A Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks.